Category Archives: Top News AFRICA

Netflix to launch its first original African series in February 2020

A few months ago, the production of the first original African series Queen Sono from Netflix was on track. The streaming giant recently announced that the spying-thriller series, with Pearl Thusi as lead actress, will be presented on February 28th next year in 190 countries around the world. Now that the Queen Sono premiere date [...]

Peace FM, Joy FM and Y FM now accessible on DStv

MultiChoice Ghana is delighted to announce the addition of Peace FM, Joy FM and Y FM to the DStv platform in December. Our goal is to make great local radio entertainment more accessible to more people. we strive to give people across Ghana the opportunity to see get more news, current affairs updates and our [...]

OSN customers lose Discovery channels with immediate effect

Discovery was forced to suspend the broadcast of their channels on OSN platform in MENA. The channels that will go offline include Discovery Channel, TLC, Discovery Science and Investigation Discovery. Discovery has been a partner of OSN for more than 12 years and proposed several different options to OSN to ensure that subscribers in MENA [...]

Zimbabwe to launch program on national digital television platform

Government in Zimbabwe has announced that the broadcast on the digital TV platform will begin in the coming weeks. Television channels are being tasked to start broadcasting their programs on the DTT platforms. For now, only the public broadcaster, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation, will be present on the platform with its ZBC television channel. The [...]

Fight Sports Max launched in MENA

CSI Sports, the New York-based parent company of Fight Sports, dedicated to combat sports, launched a digital subscription service in the Middle East / North Africa called Fight Sports Max. The service debuts on December 7 when fight fans have been able to watch the World Heavyweight Championship rematch live with Anthony Joshua and Andy [...]

Plex launches free video streaming service in over 200 countries

Plex has launched a free streaming service for all its account holders. The company and Warner Bros. have announced a partnership in September to offer films and programs by the end of 2019. Viewers will now have access to thousands of movies, TV shows, extreme sports movies, musical documentaries and Bollywood musicals. Content available includes [...]

MultiChoice and Viacom renewed channels agreement

MultiChoice and Viacom have renewed their contract for distribution of television channels broadcast on the African Pay-TV service. The new contract extension means that BET, Comedy Central, MTV, MTV Base, MTV Music 24, Nickelodeon, NickToons and Nick Jr. will remain on DStv in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. The terms of the contract are not [...]

MTN Nigeria launched its music streaming platform MusicTime

MTN Nigeria unveiled a platform for streaming music, MusicTime! This allows music enthusiasts to choose from millions of songs available around the world. Developed in partnership with Simfy Africa, MusicTime! is a fascinating streaming music service that offers the best local and international music listening experience. The platform allows subscribers to enjoy the music as [...]

OpenView offering live Bundesliga matches in South Africa

eMedia Investments and pay TV broadcaster StarSat are pleased to announce a TV partnership agreement that sees eMedia becoming the exclusive free- to-air for the Bundesliga in South Africa for the rest of the Bundesliga’s 2019/20 season. eMedia Investments owns the free television channel, the Openview satellite platform, and SA’s most watched 24-hour news [...]